Having a baby is a special time for parents-to-be. There are many things to think about and prepare for. One thing that expecting parents can do is read Bible verses about babies and childbirth. These verses will encourage and comfort them as they wait for their little one to arrive. Here are 18 must-read Bible verses for expecting parents.
18 Bible Verses For Expecting Parents
Bible Verses For Pregnancy
For this child I prayed, and the Lord has granted me my petition which I asked of Him.1 Samuel 1:27
For You formed my inward parts;
You covered me in my mother’s womb.
14 I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
Marvelous are Your works,
And that my soul knows very well.
15 My frame was not hidden from You,
When I was made in secret,
And skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
16 Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed.
And in Your book they all were written,
The days fashioned for me,
When as yet there were none of them.
17 How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God!Psalm 139:13-18
How great is the sum of them!
18 If I should count them, they would be more in number than the sand;
When I awake, I am still with You.
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you;Jeremiah 1:5
Before you were born I sanctified you;
I ordained you a prophet to the nations.”
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.Jeremiah 29:11
He gives power to the weak,Isaiah 40:29-31
And to those who have no might He increases strength.
30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary,
And the young men shall utterly fall,
31 But those who wait on the Lord
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint.
Nevertheless she will be saved in childbearing if they continue in faith, love, and holiness, with self-control.1 Timothy 2:15
I will lift up my eyes to the hills—
From whence comes my help?
2 My help comes from the Lord,
Who made heaven and earth.
3 He will not allow your foot to be moved;Psalm 121:1-3
He who keeps you will not slumber.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.Philippians 4:13
But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob,Isaiah 43:1-2
And He who formed you, O Israel:
“Fear not, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by your name;
You are Mine.
2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.
When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned,
Nor shall the flame scorch you.
Bible Verses About Babies
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,Psalm 127:3
The fruit of the womb is a reward.
Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infantsPsalm 8:2
You have ordained strength,
Because of Your enemies,
That You may silence the enemy and the avenger.
Train up a child in the way he should go,Proverbs 22:6
And when he is old he will not depart from it.
He who spares his rod hates his son,Proverbs 13:24
But he who loves him disciplines him promptly.
Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven their angels always see the face of My Father who is in heaven.Matthew 18:10
But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.”Matthew 19:14
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.Ephesians 2:10
Then He took a little child and set him in the midst of them. And when He had taken him in His arms, He said to them, 37 “Whoever receives one of these little children in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me, receives not Me but Him who sent Me.”Mark 9:36-37
And the Child grew and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.Luke 2:40
In conclusion, these Bible verses for expecting parents are a great way to encourage and build up new mothers and fathers.
They can help remind parents of God’s promises, strength, and love as they go through the challenges of parenthood.
It’s never too early to start instilling biblical truths in our children’s lives; these verses are a great place to start.
Blessings to you as you start this amazing adventure called parenthood!